from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A section of coastal western Africa along the Gulf of Guinea roughly corresponding to present-day Ghana. It was named for the large quantities of gold formerly found in the area and brought to the coast for sale.
- A former British colony (1874-1957) on the Gold Coast, now part of Ghana.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A city in southeast Queensland, Australia
- proper n. A former British colony in Africa, consisting of what is now Ghana
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a part of the coast of Guinea, in West Africa.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea
- n. a rich neighborhood noted for expensive homes and luxurious living; usually along a coastal area
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